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Will dark continent come of age at the White House?

US President Barack Obama will host a gathering early next month of the largest number of African heads of state and government to visit Washington on any one o... Read Story


Nkwinti’s budget vote will set land reform in motion

The minister of rural development and land reform has tabled his budget vote in Parliament. Land reform must represent a radical and rapid break from the past w... Read Story


How history repeats itself in Middle East, Russia

While the EU has fallen on hard times in recent years, the economic arrangement between the growing number of members has served the region immeasurably better ... Read Story

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SA, Brazil in a precarious monetary position
June 17 2014 at 05:03

Brazil redeemed its own goal in the opening match of the World Cup last week, when the team went on to win 3-1 against Croatia.

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What SA law says about the right to be forgotten
June 13 2014 at 05:03

A recent judgment in the EU deals with the concept of the right to be forgotten. This right is exercised by an individual when he or she requires that information, otherwise in the public domain, must be removed or, at lea... Read Story

Regulation is not the answer for SA business
June 13 2014 at 04:58

At a time when South Africa is conflicted by its own dichotomy between its First World associations with the likes of the euro zone, versus the country’s problematic labour, health, education and security in a strugg... Read Story

Economy held to ransom until Medupi gets going
June 13 2014 at 05:00

When Eskom held its state of the system briefing a week ago, the situation looked more upbeat this winter considering that it had secured more power supply capacity from short-term independent power producers (IPPs) than l... Read Story

Cabinet reshuffle ignores the ethos of technological convergence
June 12 2014 at 05:15

The manner in which President Jacob Zuma structured his cabinet constituted a “one step forward, two steps back” analogy. This is more profound when it comes to the way he restructured the two new portfolios re... Read Story

Recent data suggests SA is heading towards a recession
June 12 2014 at 05:14

South Africa’s economy contracted in the first quarter by minus 0.6 percent. The protracted strike in the platinum sector shoulders a large part of the blame, and even if the strike ends, it could still take up to th... Read Story

Time for all to respond to crisis in education
June 12 2014 at 05:06

What do you think the countries with the worst education in the world look like?

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Mantashe’s accusations ‘worrying and reckless’
June 12 2014 at 05:03

The ANC government is in trouble. After failing to resolve the five-month strike in the platinum belt, ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe resorted to accusing foreign white nationals on Sunday for destabilising the econo... Read Story

Brazilian building firm scores on smooth move to democracy
June 11 2014 at 05:06

Dilma Rousseff walked on to the field of Itaquera stadium, host of this year’s World Cup opener in Sao Paulo, and shook hands with the construction crew of Odebrecht, Latin America’s biggest builder.

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Ramatlhodi bemoans absence of strike-ending mechanism
June 11 2014 at 04:53

Newly appointed Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi is concerned that the law has not made provisions for mechanisms to deal with deadlocks in labour disputes.

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